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dogwood

noun dog·wood \ˈdg-ˌwd\

: a type of bush or small tree with groups of small flowers

: the hard wood of a dogwood

Full Definition of DOGWOOD

:  any of various trees and shrubs (genus Cornus of the family Cornaceae, the dogwood family) with clusters of small flowers and often large white, pink, or red involucral bracts
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Examples of DOGWOOD

  1. The furniture is made of dogwood.

First Known Use of DOGWOOD

1617
DOGWOOD Defined for Kids

dogwood

noun dog·wood \ˈdg-ˌwd\

Definition of DOGWOOD for Kids

:  a shrub or small tree with clusters of small flowers often surrounded by four showy leaves that look like petals
Medical Dictionary

dogwood

noun dog·wood \ˈd-ˌgwd\

Medical Definition of DOGWOOD

:  any tree or shrub of the genus Cornus
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